calendar of events in 2013
This year DigiTAG was present on the DVB stand 1.D81
Mr Richard Lindsay-Davies, Director General of Digital TV Group and member of DigiTAG, chaired the conference session on the Future of Broadcast Spectrum, 'Money from thin air? The Future of Broadcast Spectrum'.
Other conference sessions that were held on DTT & Spectrum
14:30 – 16:00 New Concepts & Competition for Terrestrial Broadcast - Produced in Association with DVB
17:30 – 19:30 The Future of DVB-T in Germany
The European Spectrum Management Conference
For the 8th consecutive year, The European Spectrum Management Conference took place in Brussels and brought together top level speakers and delegates from throughout the European and global spectrum communities.
With more than 250 participants in 2012, the European Spectrum Management Conference has an established reputation as the leading event of the year for spectrum professionals throughout the region and beyond. As in previous years, the 2013 conference brought together representatives from all the major stakeholders for a detailed and interactive discussion on key issues and developments relating to spectrum management policy in Europe.
- Roberto Viola, Deputy Director General, DG CONNECT, European Commission
Sessions at the event this year included:
- Developing a European Strategy for the 700Mhz band
For more information, please visit: www.spectrummanagement.eu
DigiTAG is a global organization bringing together broadcasters, manufacturers and network operators, promoting spectrum for broadcasting and bringing it back on the agenda of governments and administrations.
After meeting the broadcast industry in early 2013, Vice-President Kroes announced that a CEO-level group would be set up to look at the future of content delivery. This event will look at the Commission’s spectrum policy plans and the future of broadcasting as part of the Digital Agenda. It will also cover Broadcasting reaches... an initiative addressing the following questions:
- Where is broadcasting on the media agenda?
Broadcasting reaches out... by Lieven Vermaele, DigiTAG President/Chairman
ABU, DBS - 6 March 2013, Kuala Lumpur
DigiTAG held a workshop at ABU Digital Broadcasting Symposium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to promote digital TV broadcasting highlighting the need to protect spectrum for broadcasters.
Full details of this event are given in the announcement and the press release:
Presentations of this conference are available here (members only).
9th Central European Radiocommunications Days (CERD)
21st February 2013
Location: Hotel Devin a.s., Riečna 4, 811 02 Bratislava I, Slovensko, http://www.hoteldevin.sk/en/contact/7
Since 1996 when it was launched at IBC in Amsterdam, DigiTAG has been instrumental in triggering discussion and debate on many hot topics of digital terrestrial television distribution.
This year was no exception and the specialist session on Monday 10 September 2012 at the IBC Conference addressed the issues of 'The Emerging Spectrum Landscape for Broadcast and Mobile'.
Workshop on DVB-T2 expansion in Europe and CIS,
This very successful workshop organized by DigiTAG in association with ORS, was held at the Arium in the ORS premises in Vienna on 8-9 May 2012. 85 attendees from a total of 25 countries participated in two days full of excellent presentations, stimulatingg question and answer sessions, and opportunities for more informal networking with some of the top European experts in digital terrestrial television technology.
Additional information on the workshop as well as photos taken during the event can be found on the ORS Website at: http://www.ors.at/workshop/
Speakers' presentations are now available (members' area of the website).